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Jackson County, NC
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatSylva, NC
  • Population40,271
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 490.7500
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 82.0999

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)201040,2711188 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)201082.101059 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20182.3%1609 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20185.9%1226 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201366 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.1%1130 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)2016987.202019 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201629.0%1167 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)20165.602705 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201843.4%2149 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20164460 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201516.1%1313 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201820.4%1322 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$40,884,000.001762 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)20146721 of 2245
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201185.472797 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201996.0%153 of 1006
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201113.21450 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2010$255,707.78483 of 907
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$477,121,000.001469 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20101.3%2230 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201228.2%2173 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201801961 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2008-200910937 of 975
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20105371306 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)2018505.252970 of 3027
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$63,000,000.00887 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$800,000,000.001030 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$5,000,000.001557 of 2178
Population (County)205062,000959 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$149,367.002710 of 3112
Total Employees (County)205037,000913 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)20507,000741 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050291171 of 2780
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